Feastday: January 14
When did St. Fulgentius of Astigi live: between the sixth and seventh century
Biography of St. Fulgentius of Astigi:
Fulgentius was the son of a family of senators, of which his mother Theodora Giorgiani and his father Severianus were famous for their faith. Fulgentius has 3 siblings: Isidor, Leander of Sevilla and Florentina of Astigi. The all had a good education and learnt many languages. According to some sources, Fulgentius was made bishop of Astigi by his brother who was archbishop. After his death, his relics where transferred to Sevilla.
Statues and wooden sculpture representing St. Fulgentius of Astigi - representation, imagery and emblem: St Fulgentius of Astigi is shown as a bishop with miter, book and crosier.